Festival of Fall Square… Free Crochet Pattern

Festival of Fall Square… Free Crochet Pattern

Festival of Fall Square

Festival of Fall Square... Free Crochet Pattern!

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I am in love with these fall colors and fun textural stitching… This Festival of Fall Square is a great pattern to make an afghan, pillow or even a chair cover with!!  I can’t wait to see all of the projects you come up with!!


Materials:

2 or more colors of worsted weight yarn.  Total square take approximately 125-150 yards.  My square was made using Vanna Choice Yarn in the following colors~

A. Magenta     B. Mustard     C. Eggplant     D. Orange     E. Kelly Green

Hook ~ I

Yarn needle and  scissors

Stitches:

Ch ~ Chain     St ~ Stitch     Sk ~ Skip     Sp ~ Space     Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Dc ~ Double Crochet     Trc ~ Treble Crochet    Fpdc ~ Front Post Double Crochet     Fptrc ~ Front Post Treble Crochet    Dec ~ Decrease     Yo ~ Yarn over

Special Stitch:

Post Stitch Decrease ~ Yo, insert hook around next st, yo, pull up loop, yo, draw through 2 loops on hook, yo, insert in next st, yo, pull up loop, yo, draw through 2 loops on hook, yo, insert hook around next st, yo, pull up loop, yo, draw through 2 loops on hook, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook.

Puff Stitch ~ Yo, insert hook in sp, pull up loop, yo, insert hook in same sp, pull up loop, yo, draw yarn through all 5 loops on hook.

Popcorn Stitch (3 dc version) ~ Make 3 dc in indicated st, remove loop from hook, insert hook in 1st dc, replace loop back on hook and draw yarn through both loops.

Size:

12″ x 12″

Instructions:

Color A

Make a Magic Circle

Round 1:  Ch 1, *puff st, ch 1*, repeat * * 8 times. Join with sl st to beginning puff st. Finish off. = 8 puff sts & 8 ch1 sps

Color B

Round 2:  Join yarn with sl st in any ch1 sp, ch 3(counts as dc), (dc, ch-1, 2 dc) in same sp, *(2dc, ch-1, 2dc) in next ch-1 sp*, Repeat * to* around. Join with sl st to beginning of ch-3. Finish off. = 32 dc & 8 ch-1 sps

Color C

Round  3:  Join yarn in any ch-1 sp, ch 4(counts as trc), 8 trc in same sp, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, 9 trc in next ch-1 sp*, repeat *to * 2 more times, (dc, ch 1 dc)  in last ch1 sp. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch-3. Finish off. =36 trc, 4-(dc,ch-1,dc)

Color D

Round 4:  Join yarn in any ch-1 sp, ch 3(counts as dc), fpdc around next st, *dc in next 4 sts, (fpdc, ch 1, fpdc) around next st, dc in next 4 sts, fpdc around next st^, dc in next ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st*, repeat *to* 3 more times, ending at ^ .join to to of beginning. Finish off. = 52 sts, 4 ch-1 sp.

Color E

Round 5:  Join yarn in any ch-1 corner space, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, *fpdc around next st, sk st, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, post st dec(see photo tutorial), 2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, sk st, fpdc around next st, 5 dc in next ch-1 sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, fpdc in next st, sk st, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, post st dec, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, sk st, fpdc around next st, 2dc in last ch-1 corner sp(the same sp as the beginning ch-3). Join with sl st to top of beginning ch-3. Finish off. =64 sts

Color A

Round 6:  Join with sl st in any post st dec st, ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, *sk st, fpdc around next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, 3 dc in next st, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, fpdc around next st, sk st, dc in next 7 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sk st, fpdc around next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, 3 dc in next st, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, fpdc around next st, sk st, dc in last 3 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch-3. Finish off. = 72 sts

Color B

Round 7:  Join with sl st in any middle st of a corner. Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, *dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st, fpdc around next st, sk st, dc in next st, fptrc around the fpdc 2 rows, dc in next 3 sts(do not skip a st on current row, this is an increase area), fptrc around next fpdc 2 rows below(see photo tutorial, you will work into both fpdc stitches of post st dec from round 5), dc in next st, sk st, fpdc around next  st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st, fpdc around next st,  sk st, dc in next st, fptrc around next st, dc in next 3 sts, fptrc around next st, dc in next st, sk st, fpdc around next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in last 3 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch-3. Finish off. = 88sts

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Color C

Round 8:  Join with sl st to any middle corner st, ch 3, 2 dc in same st, *dc in next 5 sts, 2 dc in next st, fpdc around next st, sk st, fpdc around next fptrc, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, fpdc around next fptrc, sk st, fpdc around net fpdc, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 5 sts, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, dc in next 5 sts, 2 dc in next st, fpdc around st, sk st, fpdc around next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, fpdc around next st, sk st, fpdc around next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 5 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch-3. Finish off. = 104 sts

Color D

Round 9:  Join with sl st  in any middle corner st, ch 3, 2 dc in same st, *dc in next 9 sts, popcorn st in next st, dc in next 6 sts, popcorn st in next st, dc in next 8 sts^, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 3 more times ending at^ the  last time,  join with sl st to top of beginning ch-3. Finish off. = 112 sts

Color E

Round 10:  Join with sl st in any middle corner st, ch 3, 2 dc in same st, *dc in next 27 sts, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, dc in last 27 sts, join with sl st to to p of beginning ch-3. Finish off. = 120 sts

Color A

Round 11:  Join in any middle corner st, ch-1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in next 29 sts, 3 sc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in last 29 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. Finish off. = 128 sts

Now available in a French Translation!!


Congratulations!!!! You now have your first Festival of Fall Square… I hope you love this free pattern and will make a beautiful afghan with this design!!  Please post you finished pictures on my Facebook page for everyone to see!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


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Comments

  1. Thank you so much for sharing your pattern! And it’s named for my favorite time of the year…bonus!!

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